This is an original 1906 black and white halftone print of Lollard's Tower which is part of Lambeth Palace. The palace is the official residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury in London, England.
The original sketch in this print was created by Myles Birket Foster (1825-1899) who was an English watercolor artist and illustrator. He was born in North Shields, England, to a Quaker family. Foster was apprenticed to a wood engraver named Ebenezer Landells in London and worked as an illustrator for books and periodicals. He is also known for his landscapes which he painted as he traveled throughout Europe.
This 105+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light moisture wrinkling.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 6.5 inches; 14 x 17 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
This piece was illustrated by Foster, Myles Birket (Birkett). Artist initials in print - bottom left of image.
Keywords specific to this image: London, United Kingdom, Great Britain